Poultry specialist Wayne Farms awarded its top carriers at an event Sept. 9-10.


Awards recognized superior logistics and transportation services and were given to four companies and three individuals. In addition, Wayne Farms recognized 10 “Top On-Time” carriers for outstanding on-time delivery performance, hitting the company goal of 97% OTD for the year.


“Last year was a year of change,” says Craig Watkins, Wayne Farms’ director of logistics, noting the introduction of new products, new customers and an upgrade of navigation technology featuring GPS integration and real-time, end-to-end product tracking and



Seamless inventory tracking, management and delivery are the core requirements of logistics

partners, he adds. “Our customer’s business only works if we’re on time, every time. Load handling, food and transportation safety, on-time delivery and load acceptance—every

element is critical. We needed partners who could embrace new technology and not only hit key

performance indicators but be flexible and respond to changing requirements.”


Award winners include:


Carrier Awards

• U.S. City Link Transportation à 2019 Carrier of the Year

• Davis Express à 2019 Outstanding Service Award

• Infinity Transportation Logistics à 2019 Outstanding Service Award

• Brannon Golden Trucking à 2019 Outstanding Service Award


Individual Appreciation

• Dane Taylor – Penske Logistics

• Steve Schott – TMCIA Division of C.H. Robinson

• Kyle Kirkwood – R.E. Garrison Trucking